How to Update HTC Desire 816 to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop CyanogenMod 12 Nightly [a5] Custom ROM [Tutorial]

Are you using HTC Desire 816? Today, Androidbiits.com will share an amazing news with Desire 816 users. CM 12 Nightly [a5] Custom ROM is now available for HTC Desire 816. Previously, I have published the tutorial for updating Motorola Droid Bionic XT875 to Lollipop 5.0 via CM12 Nightly [targa]. Now the amazing news is that Desire 816 owners can try CM 12 Nightly on their Desire 816. Now, I will discuss the step-by-step method for updating HTC Desire 816 to Lollipop 5.0.2 with the help of CM 12 Nightly [a5]. This is an amazing news for Desire 816 owners who are bored with the old firmware and waiting to test lollipop on their Desire 816.

I am expecting that Desire 816 users will be able to install CM 12 Nightly [a5] effortlessly without facing any difficulty after following the steps written in Androidbiits.com. Dear Desire 816 user, CM 12 [a5] requires rooted Desire 816, so it is required to root Desire 816. Oh yes, the essential thing is CWM recovery installation on Desire 816. Well, you can perform all these tasks after unlocking Desire 816 bootloader. Oh yes, you may experience some bugs on Desire 816 after installing CM12 Nightly [a5]. Androidbiits.com recommends that Desire 816 users must take a backup of their files including contacts before installing CM 12 [a5], as there is a chance of losing all files from Desire 816. Oh yes, the key thing is Desire 816 USB driver installation on your desktop.

Below are the step-by-step instructions using which you can install CM12 Nightly [a5]. Androidbiits.com will not be responsible if Desire 816 got broken during this process. Desire 816 battery percentage must be more than 72% before following these steps.

How to Install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop CM12 Nightly [a5] Custom ROM on HTC Desire 816 [Tutorial]

1. First, you have to download CM12 Nightly [a5] for HTC Desire 816.

2. Now you need to download Gapps for your Desire 816.

3. Simply, go to the settings of Desire 816 and then you must tap USB debugging option.

4. After activating it, you have to attach Desire 816 with your PC with the help of USB cable.

5. Once you have successfully connected your Desire 816, you must transfer CM12 Nightly [a5] and Gapps ZIP file to Desire 816 memory card.

6. After transferring CM12 Nightly [a5] and Gapps, you have to switch off Desire 816.

7. After switching off Desire 816, simply disconnect the USB cable.

8. Now you have to put your Desire 816 into Recovery Mode.

9. After putting Desire 816 into Recovery Mode, you have to activate “wipe data/factory reset” option from Desire 816 main menu.

10. Now you must select “wipe cache partition” option on Desire 816.

11. Now you must select “install zip from SD card” option on Desire 816 screen and then search for CM12 Nightly [a5] and Gapps ZIP file from Desire 816 memory card.

12. Simply install CM12 Nightly [a5] and Gapps on Desire 816.

13. After installing Gapps and CM12 Nightly [a5], you must go to Desire 816 main menu and select “reboot system now” option.

14. Now you have to wait until your Desire 816 reboots.

After Desire 816 is rebooted, you can test CM12 Nightly [a5] easily. Dear Desire 816 user, if you are experiencing any problem while installing CM12 [a5], then you can share your difficulty with Androidbiits.com.

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